Steven Borenz recently joined the Vero Beach office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty. The announcement was made by Carol Prezioso, Managing Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty.
Steven has been a top performing Realtor, garnering over 50, 5-star reviews from past clients. He is a member of, not only the Realtors Association of Indian River County, but also Space Coast Association of Realtors and the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches. His dedication to the industry and veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces has earned him the Gold Coin Award by Veterans United. We welcome him to the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty family and are anxious to see what his passion for the industry brings!
Steven has been a member of the Vero Beach community for over a decade. In his spare time, he enjoys all things “Vero;” beaches, parks, shops, and restaurants.
“Steven shares Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty’s commitment to excellence!” said Prezioso. “He brings his drive and tremendous work ethic, along with his integrity which aligns perfectly with the professionalism of this firm. Steven is exactly the type of sales professional we are seeking as we continue to grow the company and increase our presence in the local community.”
People's Choice Awards for Taste of Vero
This year was really stiff competition for the Taste of Vero awards. We heard really incredible feedback from guests at the event about how the food was better this year than ever before! Thank you to everyone for participating. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
The Outstanding Food award goes to Ocean Grill for a beautiful crabcake and mango salsa!
The Outstanding Dessert award goes to Countryside Citrus for Key Lime Pie and ice cream!
The Best Themed Booth award goes to Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realty for the mexican theme and Mariachi band!
While there are no awards for second place the voting was REALLY tight, and honorable mentions should go to the following participants:
For Outstanding Food: Vero Beach Yacht Club, Vero's Caribbean Catering, and Osceola Bistro, The Patio
For Outstanding Dessert: Amalfi Grille
For Best Theme: Baci Trattoria...
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty hosted a Top Producer Panel at Frenchman’s Creek in Palm Beach Gardens this week where eleven of the company’s award winning, top ranking Sales Professionals had an opportunity to share insight and perspective on what drives their success. The audience included over 125 of the company’s Sales Professionals from the company’s Northeast Region that includes Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Wellington, Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, Stuart, Palm City, Port St. Lucie, and Vero Beach along with our partners from EverBank mortgage and title representatives from Florida Title & Guarantee Agency and Carol Hill, Regional Vice President, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty.
The esteemed panelist members included Paula James, Cherie & Larry Gross, Jim Pappas, Charlie Forcucci, Priscilla Baldwin & Joan Rogers – The Horsepower Team, Anne Schmidt – The Anne Schmidt Group, Michele Dutkin, and Debbie Bell & Lucy Hendricks from recently acquired Norris & Company Real Estate in Vero Beach. The event was coordinated by the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty Leadership Team – Frank Struck (Boca Raton Managing Broker), Dave Camp (Delray Beach Managing Broker), Elizabeth Lewis (Boynton Beach / Wellington Managing Broker), Nancy Cardone (Palm Beach Gardens / Jupiter Managing Broker), Terri Kasnic (Stuart Managing Broker), Joyce...
A study by Edelman Berland reveals that 33% of homeowners who are contemplating selling their house in the near future are planning to scale down. Let’s look at a few reasons why this might make sense for many homeowners, as the majority of the country is currently experiencing a seller’s market.
In a recent blog, Dave Ramsey, the financial guru, highlighted the advantages of selling your current house and downsizing into a smaller home that better serves your current needs. Ramsey explains three potential financial advantages to downsizing:
A smaller home means less space, but it also means less time, stress and money spent on upkeep. Let’s assume you save $500 a month on your mortgage payment. In 30 years, you could have an additional $1–1.6 million in the bank to get you through your golden years. Use the proceeds from selling your current home to pay cash for a smaller one. Just imagine what you could do with no mortgage holding you down! If you can’t pay cash, aim for a 15-year fixed rate mortgage and put at least 10–20% down on your new home. Apply the $500 you saved from downsizing to your new monthly payment. At 3% interest, you could pay off a $200,000 mortgage in less...
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realty, formerly Norris & Company Real Estate, recently recognized their February 2016 Top Performing Associates.
Debbie Bell, Chip Landers, Gretchen Hanson, Beth Livers’ Sand & Land Team and Lucy Hendricks attained the highest dollar volume of closed sales for the month.
The highest dollar volume of new listings was achieved by Jane Schwiering, Debbie Bell, Marshall Carlton, Mark Seeberg and Peggy Hewett.
Congratulations to all of our Top Producers!
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty Leadership Named --
Carol Prezioso Assumes Role of Managing Broker
It is a pleasure to welcome Carol Prezioso to our Leadership Team! Carol has assumed the role of Managing Broker of our newly acquired, Norris & Company Real Estate, in the Northeast Region, now Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty - Vero Beach. The Branch Sales Office is located in the highly visible and well-trafficked heart of the beach area at 3377 Ocean Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963 -just across from the ocean.
“Joining Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realty is an exciting opportunity. I'm thrilled about the additional tools, resources and support that are now available to our Sales Professionals and customers. With the global recognition, integrity, and financial strength of the Berkshire Hathaway brand along with the wealth of knowledge and expertise our sales professionals possess, we look forward to delivering unsurpassed service to our customers!” remarked Prezioso.
Since 2012, Carol has been the General Manager of Norris & Company Real Estate where she assisted the owners, staff, and Sales Professionals with the day to day sales and operating duties of the highly productive office. Carol was also involved in selecting and developing the top real estate professionals in the Vero...
Transaction Expands Brokerage’s Presence in the Treasure Coast
SUNRISE, FL (February 9, 2016) – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, announced that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty has expanded to Vero Beach and Indian River County with the addition of Norris & Company Real Estate. The transaction adds its REALTORS® and support staff to the statewide company. Terms were not disclosed.
“Norris & Company Real Estate REALTORS® are well-respected throughout the Treasure Coast,” said Rei Mesa, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty. “The firm’s long standing reputation and loyal client base speaks to the skills and professionalism of this fine sales team and we are proud to welcome them to our “Family of Services.”
For 45 years, Norris & Company has been recognized as the leading firm of premier upscale real estate in Indian River County. Since 1989, the company has been under the ownership of Gena Grove and Jane Schwiering, both long-time associates of the firm and long-time residents of Vero Beach. Under their esteemed leadership and collective vision, Norris & Company has enjoyed tremendous growth and success over the years. “Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty’s core values and vision are an excellent match for our REALTORS®....
Norris & Company Real Estate recently recognized their December 2015 Top Performing Associates.
Debbie Bell, Jane Schwiering, Beth Livers’ Sand and Land team, Cheryl Burge and Chip Landers attained the highest dollar volume of closed sales for the month.
The highest dollar volume of new listings was achieved by Dan Downey, Becky Rossway, Pam Pendleton, Jane Schwiering, Debbie Bell, Sue Yahraes and Lucy Hendricks. Congratulations to all of our Top Producers!
Norris & Company Real Estate recently recognized their November 2015 Top Performing Associates.
Lucy Hendricks, Jane Schwiering, Cheryl Burge, Brenda Dwight, Beth Livers’ Sand and Land team and Rachel Leyda attained the highest dollar volume of closed sales for the month.
The highest dollar volume of new listings was achieved by Debbie Bell, Beth Livers’ Sand and Land team, Gretchen Hanson, Erika Zeck, Jane Schwiering and Chip Landers. Congratulations to all of our Top Producers!